Book Review by Aspika

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Aspika – Celebrates We are thrilled to invite you to celebrate the remarkable literary achievement of “Moving Forward” by the talented  Jacki Edry. It is with great pride and excitement that we come together to honor this incredible work that has touched the hearts and minds of the ASPIKA community. “Moving Forward” is an extraordinary tale that takes us on […]

Accessibility in Education Panel Discussion- Shine A Light Autistic Advocate Campaign

Tune in to hear this engaging discussion about accessibility in education on the Mind Your Autistic Brain Talk Show hosted by Carole Jean Whittington. I thoroughly enjoyed learning from Carole Jean and the incredible advocates from around the world: Simon Preston, Carrin Gilmore, Ian Joseph Rinon, and Faiza Rahman. Looking forward to hearing your insights […]

I have a brain question for you:

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Does this happen to you, or is it a unique feature of my brain? I’ve noticed something interesting about my brain, and I’m curious if others have experienced similar phenomena. It has to do with accessible working memory after reading. For some reason, when I read- which I do frequently and quickly- I often forget […]

Reflections on Holocaust Memorial Day (Yom HaShoah)

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This evening begins Holocaust Memorial Day (Yom HaShoah) in Israel. It is always a day full of mixed feelings for me as the memories of the six million Jews who were brutally murdered surface. The fact that such heinous crimes were committed is unfathomable.   It is a day of great sadness. And I must […]

Ode to Different Brains

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When I look back on my childhoodI remember how I fooled everyone around meso wellthat nobody believed me when I told them, I was different. They all know I was somewhat of an introverted lonerspending most of my days lost in dreamlanddelving into books or traveling through imaginary worldsalways seeking solace with animals or nature. But […]

Interview on the “Mind Your Autistic Brain” Podcast on Sensory Scrambling and Stimming

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Episode 106 – Stimming is NOT a “Behavior” with author Jacki Edry, “Moving Forward: Reflections on Autism, Neurodiversity, Brain Surgery, and Faith” Many thanks to Carole Jean Whittington for having me as her guest on her “Mind Your Autistic Brain” Talk Show! We discussed my book, “Moving Forward: Reflections on Autism, Neurodiversity, Brain Surgery, and […]

Recognition as one of the Top 50 Global Neurodiversity Evangelists 2023

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Recognized by ND by Design, powered by Dynamis Group What an honor!!! Many thanks to Theo Smith from ND by Design, powered by Dynamis, for honoring me alongside an incredible group of influencers and change makers! No words can adequately describe how grateful I am! When I awoke after major brain surgery about ten years […]